November 17, 2020

Agenda Regular Session
Board of Commissioners
November 17, 2020

IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 551, TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE BLANCO COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NO. 2 WILL MEET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH, 2020, AT 3:00 P.M. THROUGH VIDEO/AUDIO CONFERENCING ONLY AT WHICH TIME THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS SHALL BE DISCUSSED AND ACTION CONSIDERED AND/OR TAKEN.

Meeting Access Instructions
To join the meeting electronically, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88693202723 or you may join by telephone only by dialing (346) 248-7799 and entering Meeting ID# 886 9320 2723.

  1. Call to Order / Announcements – Establish a quorum.
  2. Public Comment – No action may be taken on these items unless on agenda.  Please limit comments to 2 minutes per person.
  3. Consent Agenda – Items will be approved with a single vote.  Items are removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion. 
    • Approval of the October 20, 2020 Meeting Minutes
    • Financial Report as of 10/31/2020
      • Monthly Financials:
        • Texas Regional $1,229,058.98
        • CD #714430 $131,651.06
        • Lone Star Money Market $224,348.70
  4. Fire & EMS Auxiliary
  5. Chiefs’ Report
    • COVID-19 Update
    • Operations Reports Fire & EMS
      • Fire Billing Rates / Contract – Chief McMain
  6. Finance & Planning Matters
  7. November Monthly Actions:
    • Examine ESD Commissioners terms of office and submit names of recommended appointees to Blanco County Commissioners Court for placement on the Commissioners court December agenda.  This can be done by individual Commissioners as well as by the Board.  H&S 775.034 (Commissioners terms expiring: Ann Hall, Mike Rieken, Steve Scheffe).
    • Audit documents available to auditor on or before November 15th and will be completed by end of January as ESD must submit to the Blanco County Commissioners Court before June 1 each year. H&S 775.082 (Completed)
  8. Kendall County Interlocal Agreement for service update – Steve Scheffe  / Chief Oakley
  9. Strategic Plan – Discussion regarding updated Strategic Planning data, input from MR and SS, are our priorities changing?.  – Mike Rieken / Chiefs
  10. Executive Session – Discuss personnel matters, real estate, meet with attorney as authorized by Texas Government Code.
  11. Return to Open Session: Discuss and consider action on matters discussed in Executive Session
  12. Adjourn:  Next meetings will be Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM

The District reserves the right to consider and take action on the above agenda items in any order.  It also reserves the right to enter into a closed meeting on any agenda item as allowed by law.  If at a meeting of a governmental body, a member of the public or of the governmental body inquiries about a subject for which notice has not been given as required by the Texas Open Meetings Act, the notice provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act do not apply to a statement of specific factual information given in response to the inquiry; a recitation of existing policy in response to the inquiry.  Any deliberation of or decision about the subject of the inquiry shall be limited to a proposal to place the subject on the agenda for the next meeting. 

CERTIFICATE OF POSTING 72 HOUR NOTICE
The above Notice of Meeting was posted at 4:00 PM on this 13TH day of November, 2020 at a place convenient to the public at the Blanco County ESD 2 Station, 431 Blanco Ave., Blanco, Texas and on the Blanco County ESD 2 website at www.bcesd2.com.
WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL of office on the above date.
By: Electronically Signed by Ben Oakley